General Guidelines
The article has not been previously published, or under consideration for publication elsewhere. Before submission the manuscript should be proof-read for any possible linguistic and typographical errors.

Preparation of Manuscript
Manuscript should be written in Bahasa Indonesia, except for abstract. Manuscript should be typed in Arial font, a 10-point, single spacing using OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format. The format of the manuscript should be as follows:

Title/Judul: title, authors, address, email of corresponding author, abstract in english with key words and Bahasa Indonesia (abstrak) with kata kunci. Abstract should be write in maximum of 200 words, it should contain of brief background, purposes, methods, results and conclusion, without discussion. Key words should contain 3-5 words.
Introduction/Pendahuluan: Background, theoretical review, and objectives of research, must be included implicitly in the introduction.
Methods/Metode Penelitian: All important methods, including important materials, applied the research should be described here.
Results/Hasil Penelitian: This part describes data as clearly as possible. Only important observations need to be emphasized. Necessary tables and figures should be presented in appropriate places. 5. Discussion/Pembahasan: This should explain the significance of the results of the study, supported by appropriate recent reference from literatures. The discussion should deals with the interpretation of the results and avoid repeating what has already presented under results. 
Conclusion/Simpulan dan Saran: It briefly describes the important finding of the research and must be based on the fact.
Acknowledgement(s)/Ucapan Terima kasih (if any): Author(s) may thank personal, institutional and financial assistance received to conduct research work related to the manuscript.
References/Daftar Pustaka: References should be written in Vancouver reference style. References in text should be given in simple parenthesis [..]. Citations in the text are given using Arabic numerical [1.2,3,...] based on the citation in the text.

Example for references

Book: Author. Title: sub title. Edition. City of Publisher. Publisher. Year.
(Buku: Penulis. Judul buku: sub judul. Edisi. Kota Penerbit: Penerbit; Tahun).
Book with single author or editor. (Buku dengan 1 orang penulis atau editor)
- Mason J. Concepts in dental public health. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2005.
- Ireland R, editor. Clinical textbook of dental hygiene and therapy. Oxford: Blackwell Munksgaard; 2006
Book with 2-6 authors or editors. (Buku dengan 2–6 orang penulis atau editor):
Miles DA, Van Dis ML, Williamson GF, Jensen CW. Radiographic imaging for the dental team. 4th ed. St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier; 2009.
Book with more tan 6 authors (Buku dengan lebih dari 6 orang penulis):
Fauci AS, Braunwald E, Kasper DL, Hauser SL, Longo DL, Jameson JL, et al., editors. Harrison’s principles of internal medicine. 17th ed. New York: McGraw Hill; 2008.
Organization as a book writer Organisasi sebagai penulis buku: Canadian Dental Hygienists Association. Dental hygiene: definition and scope. Ottawa: Canadian Dental Hygienists Association; 1995.
Institutional document (Dokumen pemerintah):
Environmental Health Directorate. Radiation protection in dentistry: recommended safety procedures for the use of dental x-ray equipment. Safety Code 30. Ottawa: Ministry of Health; 2000
Book chapter (Bab dalam buku):
Alexander RG. Considerations in creating a beautiful smile. In: Romano R, editor. The art of the smile. London: Quintessence Publishing; 2005. p. 187-210.
Irfan A. Protocols for predictable aesthetic dental restorations [Internet]. Oxford: Blackwell Munksgaard; 2006 [cited 2009 May 21]. Available from Netlibrary:
Article in Journal:
Author(s). Title. Abbreviation of journals name. Date of publication: Vol (No.): page
(Artikel dalam jurnal: Penulis. Judul artikel. Singkatan Nama Jurnal. Tanggal atau tahun publikasi: Volume (No): halaman). Haas AN, de Castro GD, Moreno T, Susin C, Albandar JM, Oppermann RV, et al. Azithromycin as a adjunctive treatment of aggressive periodontitis: 12-months randomized clinical trial. J Clin Periodontol. 2008 Aug; 35(8): 696-704.
Article from website (Artikel dalam jurnal dari website):
Tasdemir T, Yesilyurt C, Ceyhanli KT, Celik D, Er K. Evaluation of apical filling after root canal filling by 2 different techniques. J Can Dent Assoc [Internet]. 2009 Apr [cited 2009 Jun 14];75(3):[about 5pp.]. Available from:
Website: Author(s). Title of website. City od publisher. Date of publication. [Date of the last update; Date of citation]. Available from: URL.
(Website: Penulis. Judul website. Kota Penerbit: Nama penerbit; Tanggal publikasi pertama [Tanggal terakhir update; Tanggal sitasi]. Available from: URL.
Website with author(s) Website dengan penulis Fehrenbach MJ. Dental hygiene education [Internet]. [Place unknown]: Fehrenbach and Associates; 2000 [updated 2009 May 2; cited 2009 Jun 15]. Available from: - Website without author(s) Website tanpa penulis: American Dental Hygienists’ Association [Internet]. Chicago: American Dental Hygienists’ Association; 2009 [cited 2009 May 30]. Available from:

Submission of Manuscript
Manuscript should be submitted electronically to the link: login or register of the e-Journal Pustaka Kesehatan.

Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  • All author(s) should responsible for the content of the manuscript.
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses Arial font, a 10-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • Author must attach a statement letter that the article is original work.
  • Authors must revise their manuscripts according to reviewers’ comments, no later than specified interval time.